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Lot 20: A Moonstone and Diamond Brooch

 

Hammer Price
$1,800 CAN

 

Of tiara motif, extending from a curving row of diamonds, the openwork design fashioned with a quintet of oval moonstones amid old mine-cut diamond foliage and trefoil details, mounted in silver and 14k gold, late 19th century

- weight 13.6 g
- width 2 1/8 ins, height 1 1/8 ins
- possibly a hair ornament, later converted into a brooch
- 5 moonstone measuring from approx 6.0 x 4.0 mm to 6.5 x 4.5 mm
- 73 old mine-cut diamonds total approx 2.90 cts, mostly H-I colour and VS-SI clarity
- in good condition with minor repairs upon closer inspection


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
Spring 2013 900 – 1,200
702 – 936
585 – 780
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